After four years of work developing a small device to help orthopedic screws better grip surgery patients’ bones, Manchester’s Woven Orthopedics of Manchester, CT has hit a major milestone.

Starting in May, the company officially began distributing its woven biotextile devices, which are like sleeves or wall anchors for screws, in Australia and New Zealand for use in human patients. It marks the company’s first revenue and the first time its product has been used in humans.

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